Washburn Community Care Center

1334 Buchanan St
Topeka, KS 66604
Shawnee County
Phone: 785-232-1133
Provider Number: 175523
Last Inspection: 06/04/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
31
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
30
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
1
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
97%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

Findings in these inspections do not present a complete picture of the quality of care provided. Information in this database should be interpreted carefully and used in conjunction with other sources, as well as a visit to the nursing home. We suggest you use our Nursing Home Checklist to help evaluate the nursing homes you plan to visit.


Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • KS
  • USA
  • 100
  • 40
  • 32
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 100
  • 118
  • 73
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

6/4/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/23/2014
Failed To: Send unopened mail from residents and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/23/2014
Failed To: 1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/23/2014
Failed To: Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/23/2014
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/23/2014
Failed To: Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/23/2014
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 7/23/2014
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. Widespread : Minimal 5 7/23/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 7/23/2014
Failed To: At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/23/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/23/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/23/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident . Widespread : Minimal 5 7/23/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Widespread : Minimal 5 7/23/2014
Failed To: Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. Widespread : Minimal 5 7/23/2014
 

2/28/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Tell the resident or the resident’s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident’s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: 1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Assure that each resident’s assessment is updated at least once every 3 months. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/10/2013
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/10/2013
Failed To: Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/10/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Actual 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Actual 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/23/2013
Failed To: Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/23/2013
Failed To: At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/23/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/23/2013
Failed To: Keep all essential equipment working safely. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/23/2013
Failed To: Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident . Widespread : Minimal 5 4/23/2013
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/23/2013
Failed To: Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/23/2013
 

3/26/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Widespread : Potential 4 5/22/2012
Failed To: Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/19/2012
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/19/2012
Failed To: Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/22/2012
Failed To: Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/22/2012
Failed To: Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/22/2012
Failed To: Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/22/2012
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/24/2012
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/24/2012
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/22/2012
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 7/19/2012
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/19/2012
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/19/2012
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/19/2012
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/22/2012
Failed To: Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/22/2012
Failed To: Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. Widespread : Potential 4 5/22/2012
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/24/2012
Failed To: At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/22/2012
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 7/19/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

10/16/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/14/2014
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/14/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 11/14/2014
 

4/7/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/2/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 5/2/2014
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/2/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/2/2014
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Minimal 3 5/2/2014
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Pattern : Minimal 4 5/2/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 5/2/2014
 

1/3/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide written records when a resident is transferred or discharged. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/16/2014
Failed To: 1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/16/2014

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg KS State Avg
Number of Residents 30 77.50 52.64
Registered Nurses 0.90 0.69 0.82
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.54 0.58 0.62
Certified Nursing Assistants 1.93 2.27 2.64
Total Staff Hours 3.37 3.54 4.09

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% KS State Avg%
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 10 4 5
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 23 4 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 29 11 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 12 6 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 26 19
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 0 8 10
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 17 14 6
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 7 3